First woman executed by US govt in 67 yrs

WASHINGTON: An American woman was put to death by lethal injection yesterday, becoming the first female to be executed by US federal authorities in...

Deserted, boarded up, fenced off: Washington barely recognizable

WASHINGTON: Walking through central Washington, it is difficult to distinguish between those buildings boarded up due to pandemic closures, and those boarded up due...

US COVID-19 deaths hit daily record

WASHINGTON: The United States has endured its worst day of the pandemic, with three Americans dying every minute, as China took decisive steps yesterday...

Turbulent Trump diplomacy ends with scrapped Europe, Taiwan trips

U-turn encapsulates turbulent transition period in Washington WASHINGTON: The United States called off last-minute trips by top envoys to its allies in Europe and Taiwan...

Impeachment looms as Trump ends isolation

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump emerged from isolation at the White House yesterday to brand the likely second impeachment of his presidency "absolutely ridiculous" and warn...

Pompeo alleges Iran new ‘home base’ of Qaeda

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo alleged that archenemy Iran has become a new "home base" for Al-Qaeda worse than Afghanistan, an assertion...

Worries as US Homeland Security chief quits

WASHINGTON: US Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf announced his resignation unexpectedly Monday as worries rose over more violence during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration...

Two US lawmakers test positive for COVID after riot

WASHINGTON: Two members of the US Congress have tested positive for the coronavirus, with one yesterday accusing Republicans of refusing to wear masks and...

Dems move to impeach Trump

WASHINGTON: US Democrats began the process yesterday of impeaching President Donald Trump for a historic second time, accusing him of "incitement of insurrection" over...

Biden taps career diplomat Burns as CIA chief

WASHINGTON: US President-elect Joe Biden yesterday announced William Burns as his pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, tapping a retired veteran diplomat who...

Fans trash Twitter’s Trump ban on Twitter

  NEW YORK: Friends, family and advisors to Donald Trump have been bitterly complaining that Twitter's ban of the president after his supporters stormed the...

Trump backer seen in horned fur hat charged in Capitol violence

  WASHINGTON: Authorities announced new arrests and charges Saturday over the violent incursion into the US Capitol, including a tattoo-chested man in a horned headdress...

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